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Full text of "Mathura A District Memoir"

2g                                  THE             Sift OF BiEHT/VAB.

Tins is abundantly attested by the Keren ; jhe statement is In the 2nd anzal nd
chapter. After the tMrd contention will be the dawn ; in the eleventh cen-
tury It will be seen.

And what is written in the first Sipara ? You must have seen that. They
who accept the text kun* are to be called tme believers. Now, If any one is a
true believer, let Mm bear witness aad prove tie fact Put off sloth ; be vigi-
lant ; discard all pride of learning. He who hears with perfect faith t will
be tie firs! to believe. Afterwards, when the Lord has been revealed, all will
believe. Heaven anil hell will be disclosed, and none will be able to profit
another. Lay your soul at your master's feet ; this is what Chhatrasa! teUs
you."

From Use doctrine as kid down "by Pran-^ath5 that any one religion is as
true as another, it is easy to advance to the conclusion that all religions are
equally false. This is the view takea in the * Byom Sax* and * Snni Sar,' two
short             written in the time of Thaknr Daya Mm of HaihraSy bv one of

his retainers, named Baklitawar. Their purport is to show that all is vanity
and thai nothing, either in earth or in heaven, either visible or invisible, natural
or supernatural, has any real existence. Seyerai of the lines are almost literally
'translated from the Sanskrit Tednnta Sara of Sadananda Parivrajakacharya,
from which tfi wonld seem that the author, for all his atheism, did not contemplate
any pronounced rupture with Hindu orthodoxy. He can scarcely be said to
have fonndeci a sect, though Professor Wilson speaks of his followers under the
name of Sunya-vadis ; but in every age of Hinduism there have been a few
isolated individuals, such as Jabali and Charvaka, to whom such notions have
recommended themselves. The following extracts are taken from a manuscript
in the possession of Eiija Hari Narayan Singh, the present representative of the
cMef? under whose patronage the poems were composed,

Commencement of the Bjcm Sdr.

11 n i H!T $% m m   ^i3Mi

W                     W

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tati.         ir*s light."
fir*  -!- 5 alia, 'perfect &i th* Is Mtb vSftbmfc seeina wMdi fJoae it maritoiloos; for til who
a                     fccliere*